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Exotic Plant Pest: Tomato Potato Psyllid and Zebra Chip

Biosecurity SA has implemented a new Condition 17 of the Plant Quarantine Standard South Australia, imposing restrictions and prohibitions on hosts in the solanaceae and convolvulaceae families. This directly effects well-known products like potatoes…

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Goolwa Beach closed to recreational Pipi fishing

Effective 5 May 2017.PIRSA Fisheries and Aquaculture has closed Goolwa Beach to recreational fishing for Pipi (Goolwa Cockle) due to high levels E.coli found within locally sourced Pipis.Go to the Pipi closure page for more information.…

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Goolwa beach closed to Pipi fishing

5 May 2017

Goolwa Beach is closed to recreational Pipi fishing from today (Friday 5 May 2017), effective immediately, as a precaution following the detection of E. coli levels above what is considered safe for human consumption on Goolwa Beach.

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South Australian company awarded $550 000 project for state’s first trial native oyster reef

2 May 2017

Port Adelaide based Maritime Constructions has been awarded $550 000 to build South Australia’s first trial shellfish reef.

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Phylloxera-free focus protects SA vines during Vintage 2017

1 May 2017

As the 2017 vintage draws to a close, South Australian growers, wineries and transport companies are to be congratulated for maintaining vigilance in the face of the threat of phylloxera.

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King George Whiting spawning closure starts 1 May

28 April 2017

The King George Whiting spawning spatial closure commences on Monday, 1 May to further protect the species during part of its critical breeding period.

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Aboriginal Fisheries Officers program an SA first

28 April 2017

Aboriginal recruits are training to become Fisheries Officers, as part of the State Government's Aboriginal Fisheries Officer Career Pathways Program.

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New round of hugely successful grants scheme for South Australia’s wine industry

28 April 2017

Off the back of a hugely successful last round, South Australian wineries are again being encouraged to bring their most exciting cellar door ideas forward by applying for assistance under the South Australian Wine Industry Development Scheme, 2017-1…

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New technology to protect Australia's grain industries

26 April 2017

A suite of new smart trapping technology is being developed by the South Australian Research and Development Institute (SARDI) to protect Australia’s grain industries from airborne pests and diseases.

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Red-whiskered bulbuls amnesty

26 April 2017

A statewide amnesty has been declared to encourage the surrender of any captive red-whiskered bulbuls (Pycnonotus jocosus).

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Eleven wineries in McLaren Vale share in more than $250,000 in funding

26 April 2017

The McLaren Vale wine region is set to reap the benefits of the State Government’s new $1.8 million Wine Industry Development Scheme, designed to boost visitor numbers and support the wine community across South Australia.

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Three wineries in Langhorne Creek share in almost $75,000 in funding

26 April 2017

The Langhorne Creek wine region is set to reap the benefits of the State Government’s new $1.8 million Wine Industry Development Scheme, designed to boost visitor numbers and support the wine community across South Australia.

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